Flyman of The Stage opines on Sunday performances: Flyman
From The Stage
All too often, to adapt the old music hall song, it’s the techies wot gets the blame and the long-running debate on Sunday opening for theatres is no exception.
The leading article in The Stage a couple of weeks ago noted that Sunday opening, at least in the West End, was considered inevitable as long ago as 1989. The truth of the matter is that the topic has been on the agenda for much longer than that - in fact a show at the Phoenix Theatre had Sunday matinees more than 20 years ago. Not a play, though, or a musical but a variety show. click for more